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Dick Butkus Award

AWARDS:
| 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 |
| 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
| 2011 | 2012 | 2013 |


DICK BUTKUS AWARD WINNERS

Dick Butkus is synonymous with his position - ...Linebacker - and his name is identified with the most prestigious award a linebacker in collegiate football can receive-the Butkus Award ®.

The award was established in 1985 by the Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando (FL) and is presented to the nation's best collegiate linebacker. The recipient is chosen by a selection committee whose members are familiar with the collegiate football scene. In nine years in the professional ranks, Mr. Butkus gave his own definition and nuance to the term "linebacker," and his play established a role model that every man who has played the position since has attempted to emulate. Butkus was named to the NFL All Star team seven times and played in eight Pro Bowls before retiring from professional football in 1973.

2013 - C.J. Mosley, Alabama, Senior
2012 - Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
2011 - Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2010 - Von Miller, Texas &M
2009 - Rolando McClain, Alabama
2008 - Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
2007 - James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2006 - Patrick Willis, Mississippi
2005 - Paul Posluszny, Penn State
2004 - Derrick Johnson, Texas
2003 - Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma
2002 - E.J. Henderson, Maryland
2001 - Rocky Calmus, Oklahoma
2000 - Dan Morgan, Miami (FL)
1999 - LaVar Arrington, Penn State
1998 - Chris Claiborne, USC
1997 - Andy Katzenmoyer, Ohio State
1996 - Matt Russell, Colorado
1995 - Kevin Hardy, Illinois
1994 - Dana Howard, Illinois
1993 - Trev Alberts, Nebraska
1992 - Marvin Jones, Florida State
1991 - Erick Anderson, Michigan
1990 - Alfred Williams, Colorado
1989 - Percy Snow, Michigan State
1988 - Derrick Thomas, Alabama
1987 - Paul McGowan, Florida State
1986 - Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma
1985 - Brian Bosworth, Oklahoma